Deloitte's retail and distribution practice expects holiday sales to climb to between $920 billion and $925 billion, or an increase of 3.5 percent to 4 percent over last year.
With borrowing costs at all-time lows, and the demand to create and store all kinds of data increasing, now would be a great time for an acquisition in the technology sub-sector often referred to as “data solutions providers.” TheStreet.com reports.
Today, Spain is at the forefront in the headlines and media with ugly protests in Madrid ahead of Thursday’s budget announcement.
Twitter is at a turning point, trying to roll out advertising while also maintaining the user experience. I sat down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at the company’s new San Francisco headquarters to talk about his plans to grow the social media giant.
The bulls piled into the New York Times Company early yesterday, looking for the media stock to rally.
Professor Moorad Choudhry outlines his ultimate rationale for persisting with the free market approach.
"Catalonia: The Next Independent State in Europe." That's the enormous banner strung across Catalunya, one of the principal squares of the city. Sound like a joke? Not to these people.
Although Caterpillar, a construction giant and mining equipment maker, cut its 2015 earnings forecast due to lower capital expenditures by commodity producers, one analyst said there is still a good trade on mining stocks.
One pig industry group is predicting a bacon — gasp! — shortage. Could it happen here in America? If it did, what would happen to society — looting, rioting? Bacon-related violence?!
Which Tesla has your attention right now? Is it the company that unveiled its supercharger network and promised a coast to coast set of charging stations or is it the company that warned Wall Street to expect lower revenues this year?
Even as more retail purchases are made online, it is the brick-and-mortar stores that will win out in the end, said Toys ‘R Us Chairman Jerry Storch.
Video on LiveLeak purportedly shows a couple of business guys competing for a single taxi at the end of a long day at work.
Economists are saying it, and now even some Americans are saying it. After falling to depths not seen since the Great Depression, the U.S. housing market may finally be rising from the ashes.
A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.
There’s no question Twitter is at a turning point, which makes this a perfect time to sit down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo for an interview. We’re asking viewers to weigh in on what we should ask him. What would you #AskTwitter?
GrafTech International doesn’t usually trade a lot of options, but yesterday it drew unusually heavy bullish activity.
Consumer Reports is not recommending the high-end extended range electric Fisker Karma. In fact, the auto division of Consumer Reports says the Karma is full of flaws including a "badly-designed touch-screen system makes the dash controls an ergonomic disaster." The Karma score of 57 out of a possible 100 makes it among the poorest performing vehicles of the 311 reviewed by Consumer Reports.
Spending on Halloween is expected to rise to $8 billion, up 17.5 percent from last year, according to the results of a survey conducted by BIGinsight on behalf of the retail industry’s trade group, the National Retail Federation.
The uptrend in Apple remains in place. This makes the dips a buying opportunity.
Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to say it plans to hire more workers this holiday season than it did last year.